A December to Remember

Enjoy the holiday season in the northeast and southeast sections of Arkansas. Youngsters and the young-at-heart will enjoy the many parades, lighting ceremonies and celebrations throughout eastern Arkansas. On Dec. 1, Batesville is the place to be! The town lights

It’s Christmas Party Weekend in Little Rock

Christmas in Little Rock means the Lighting of the Arkansas State Capitol just as it has for the past 75 years. Prior to the throwing of the switch on Saturday, Dec. 6, the annual Big Jingle Jubilee Christmas Parade will

Winter Campfire Fun

While we do have some cold wintery days, for the most part, Arkansas is considered to have a mild seasonal climate, meaning there’s still plenty of outdoor fun to be had even when Old Man Winter comes to visit. One

Holiday Express Train Visits Mena

The Kansas City Southern (KCS)  Holiday Express Train will be chugging towards Mena on December 13. Plans are for the train to arrive at 4 p.m. at the Mena Depot. The Holiday Express is a six-car train that brings Santa

Find the Perfect Christmas Tree at Motley’s Farm

If your kids aren’t already hyped-up about the upcoming Christmas season, then they will be after a trip to the Motleys’ Tree Farm in Little Rock, open Nov. 22-Dec. 21. You can take part in this age-old holiday tradition by

Gazing at the Birds

Learn more about our feathered friends and their lives as the Mississippi River State Park in Marianna offers a Children’s Bird Walk Adventure on Nov. 15. Head out on a scavenger hunt with the park interpreter to find as many

Glimpse History during Civil War Weekend

Civil War Weekend, which takes place November 1-2, is a popular educational event at Historic Washington State Park. The park is located in Washington, Arkansas, which had an important role during the Civil War. The town was located on the

October Fun with “Ghosts” and Owls

October brings tons of fun for kids of all ages in eastern Arkansas. McGehee hosts the town’s annual homecoming festival on Oct. 17-18 during Owlfest 2014. Friday evening features homecoming ceremonies at Owl Stadium at the McGehee High School, followed

75 Years of Fun Celebrated this Year at the Arkansas State Fair

What has to be considered one of the largest get-togethers in Arkansas – the State Fair – is having a big celebration this year.  It turns 75 years old in October. The fair has long been a favorite of children

No Batteries Required

It’s September and the kids are getting back into the school routine…hopefully! It’s also a great time to get out and enjoy some fun activities geared toward the younger crowd, like these two events being held at Arkansas State Parks